Norwegian Landmarks in the Next Star Wars Production?

Norwegian landmarks like Pulpit Rock (Prekestolen), Troll’s Tongue (Trolltunga), Folgefonna and Lofoten are being scouted for an upcoming Hollywood production of Star Wars. According to...

The World’s 100 Top Performing CEOs

Five Scandinavian business executives are listed on Harvard Business Review’s list of the World’s 100 Top Performing CEOs 1. Lars Rebien Sørensen (born 1954) CEO of...

World-class Norwegian App Maker

Rudi Carlsen of Porsgrunn, Norway, was seventeen years old when he joined his military service with the signature from him mom.  The following year...

Norway’s New Banknotes in Circulation

Last week two of Norway’s new maritime banknotes entered circulation, 100 and 200 kroner. Viking ships and fish have taken the place of cultural...
The Doomsday Vault in Norway That Stores Crops and Data

The Doomsday Vault in Norway That Stores Crops and Data

The World has already over 1,700 gene-banks holding collections of food crops for safekeeping. Many of these are, however, vulnerable, exposed for disasters as...

My Norway

In the spring of 2015 Daniel Maudal, a student of marketing and leadership at Agder University in Kristiansand, Norway, was reading his local paper. ...
Norwegian Entrepreneur Thinks Inside the Box

Norwegian Entrepreneur Thinks Inside the Box

In October 2013, Norwegian entrepreneur Berta Lende Røed launched what has been called “love in a box”. Her Fuelbox was intended to teach couples...

Tourism in Norway

Few people have had more influence on Norwegian tourism than Per-Arne Tuftin, the head of Innovation Norway’s travel division, “Mr. Tourism” himself.  Mr. Tuftin, 53,...

Popular Adventures in Stavanger

A bundle of activities for different generations await you in the Stavanger region on the west-coast of Norway. Experience mother nature, immerse yourself in...

From the Viking Age to the Present

Since earliest times the county of Vestfold has been one of the main traffic routes through Norway. Vestfold county was navigable from north to...

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